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Sleepy Joe's The Widow

Sleepy Joe's The Widow
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Sleepy Joe's THE WIDOW
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Yellow background with black text on the top and bottom. In between the the text is a picture of a widow spider

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Western Badge & Trophy Co. Inc. 1109 W. 7th St. Los Angeles

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This is a fan club pinback from the 1940s children's radio show Sleepy Joe's.  The show featured characters Brer Rabbit, Brer Turtle, Brer Squirrel, Brer Fox, Brer Foxhound, Brer Eight Legs, The Widow, Sis Robin, Sis Crow, Brer Rooster, Brer Snake, Brer Bear, and Brer Pekinese; all were narrated by Sleepy Joe.

Before television became the national mass media in 1960s, radio programs were the dominant entertainment for families. Children's programs were broadcasted between the end of the school day and supper-time, when kids ruled the dial. 

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